Disruptive Technologies in Business | Macaulay Honors College

Disruptive Technologies in Business

  • September 7, 2018
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Event Phone: (212) 729-2947

To kickstart our Business and Technology Career Fair, we will have a panel discussion featuring guest speakers from Google, BasePair and Quantum Networks, who will be covering topics ranging from how tech industries and others within their space have disrupted business models. As well as, how this evolution will continue to ripple for years to come. This is important to not only tech companies but for all companies that interact with computers.

Panelists:

Eric Barbera, Strategic Partner Manager, News and Publishing Partnerships at Google

Headshot of Eric Barbera
Eric Barbera, Macaulay at Hunter ’14

Eric Barbera graduated from the Macaulay Honors College at Hunter in 2014 with an English degree. The intervening years have seen him cut a path in the fields of news and tech, with positions at New York Magazine, News in Brief, and Facebook. For the past two years, he’s been working in strategic media partnerships at Facebook and Instagram, doing his best to solve the myriad challenges that the news industry faces in the digital age. Recently, Eric has switched gears to a new tech space, Google. He is the Strategic Partner Manager of News and Publishing Partnerships and is excited to meet other Macaulay students and alums.

Jonathan Goldman, President at Quantum Networks, LLC

Jonathan Goldman

Jonathan Goldman is the President and Co-Founder of Quantum Networks, a Top 200 Seller on Amazon and a brand development agency representing over 200 brands on the world’s largest online marketplaces. He began to cultivate his e-commerce expertise in 2008, when he started at Quantum Networks as a remarkably entrepreneurial 15-year-old intern. Since then, Jonathan has propelled Quantum Networks to generate over $125M in online retail sales and to secure its position in Inc. 500 Magazine as one of the fastest growing, privately held companies in the U.S. three years in a row.

Jonathan understands the customer shopping experience as a science, in which a brand’s online presence and strategy should be aligned with customer needs. To achieve this balance, he leads the Quantum Networks team in evaluating brands on a case-by-case basis, and identifies opportunities to optimize and grow online performance based on each brand’s unique goals. In 2016, Jonathan created Blucoil: a brand through which Quantum could create custom bundle solutions to give its brand partners a significant increase in sales. Presently, Jonathan oversees Quantum’s purchasing, sales, and brand development teams, and sets overall company strategy according to his sharp vision of the future of e-commerce.

Jonathan was raised and currently lives with his wife in Queens, New York, and attended CUNY Baruch College.

Josh Setton, Director of Business Development at Basepair

Josh Setton, Macaulay at Brooklyn ’16

Josh Setton is Director of Business Development at Basepair, a VC-backed startup. Basepair is a cloud-based software platform for analyzing Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data and partners with top medical research institutions globally. Prior to Basepair, he worked at Histowiz, a digital pathology company working on AI applications in healthcare. Josh graduated from Macaulay at Brooklyn College with degrees in Biology and Business Administration.

Jeff Buzulencia, Product Lead at Remesh

Jeff Buzulencia

Jeff is a Product Lead for Remesh, a venture-backed startup that uses artificial intelligence to enable researchers to conduct qualitative research at a quantitative scale. Jeff works with the Remesh team to take the latest advancements in artificial intelligence and use them to solve real problems for market researchers in simple and elegant ways. Prior to Remesh, Jeff helped Fortune 500 companies to develop go-to-market strategies in complex, future-looking, technology areas such as self-driving cars, big data, advanced sensors, Internet of Things, and next-generation displays as a management consultant at Newry Corp.

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